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Apr 26 2020 - 01:39 PM
Daily News From Around the World: 4/26/20

Happy Sunday! This collection of newspaper headlines across America take a look at what is happening out in nature in cities all across the United States as people enter another week of quarantine. These headlines of daily news are courtesy of Newseum.

The Arizona Republic, Published in Phoenix, Ariz. USA

A trickle of water, a ripple of life

Efforts to resurrect pieces of the delta’s desiccated ecosystems are once again underway with a promising future. Even though there isn’t enough water available to restore a flowing river from the border to the sea, projects planting trees and creating wetlands are showing promise. Relatively small amounts of water are helping breathe life into parts of the delta.

LoveLand Reporter-Herald, Published in Loveland, Colo. USA

Prairie Ridge opens

A haven for wildlife that spans grasslands, hogbacks and wetlands and will connect 35 miles of regional trails, Prairie Ridge opens its gates on Friday. Because of the global pandemic and the need for physical distancing, the city will forgo a celebration and simply open the gates. Residents will be allowed to explore the land, to hike and mountain bike, to view wildlife, to run the new soft-surface trail. They are asked to enjoy the natural area while staying 6 feet away from others, while not gathering in large groups, while still following public health orders.

Anderson Independent Mail, Published in Anderson, S.C. USA

Food supply and farmers worried

The effect of the coronavirus pandemic on farms and food suppliers in South Carolina has varied, but most have had to adapt in some way. Many have lost the ability to sell directly to restaurants and have had to instead shifted to selling directly to large consumer companies.

The Seattle Times,Published in Seattle, WA. USA

Planting and believing continues

Governor Jay Inslee of Seattle included nurseries and garden centers as essential businesses allowed to stay open. Lyn Robinson, owner of Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines, took this order seriously and has remained open in hopes of spreading a bit of bright and flowery cheerfulness during this pandemic. 

The News Virginian, Published in Waynesboro, VA. USA

Drop in livestock

For the first time in its history the Market Animal Livestock Show and Sale will be virtual and will rely on the support of buyers and donors through the show’s online support sale.


Prairie Ridge, Courtesy of City of Loveland

Regular Shoppers, Courtesy of Ellen M. Banner


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